Blowing The Cover Off of AI in Recruiting

If the phrase “Artificial Intelligence” makes your eyes glaze over, you’re not alone. The term “AI” gets thrown around a lot these days, often by people who don’t actually know what it means. What exactly is AI and how can it affect your approach to recruiting? As Head of Data Science at Uncommon, I have…

How the Programmatic Approach Is Revolutionizing Recruiting

About 150 years ago, the brilliant and successful merchant John Wanamaker said, “Half of my advertising budget is wasted; I just don’t know which half.” John was a visionary who invented things we take for granted today like the price tag and the “money-back guarantee.” John noticed that at least half of the ads he…

The Secret to Identifying Skills That Aren’t Listed in a Resume

We’re all familiar with the job description—it’s one of the most essential tools in the recruiter’s toolkit. This versatile document helps you to come to an agreement with your hiring manager about what they’re looking for, publicize a role to the outside world, and get your hiring team aligned on a candidate’s suitability for a…

How programmatic is enabling recruiters to make visible impacts on their company

Recently, Uncommon got together with Greenhouse and Susanna Frazier, Head of Strategic Sourcing, Talent Acquisition at Universal Music Group, to discuss how programmatic is shaping the future of recruiting. Listen for expert tips on how to: Increase your pipeline with interested and qualified applicants Decrease your spend on advertising open positions Reduce time wasted on…

Celebrating Our Launch in Vegas!

It's hard to believe that we were in Las Vegas just a week ago, celebrating our launch at SourceCon 2018. It was instantly clear as to why this event has so many devotees that return year after year to soak up the innovations, wisdom and excitement from our industry. Our team brought back countless amounts…

Why it’s so hard to hire and get hired

There’s a single number that sums up all of the difficulty that candidates and recruiters face in the job search process: 250. Why is this number so significant? It’s the average number of applicants per job. And it’s growing. Only five years ago, it was less than half that number. This number has skyrocketed in…

Finally, A Better Way to Connect Jobs With Talent

When you think about it, the recruiting industry hasn’t really changed much in the past 100 years. Employers write job descriptions and pay to advertise them. Job seekers read job posts on job boards, decide if they are qualified, and apply. Then the employers have to read through all the resumes and make subjective decisions…